Love letters from Montmartre / Nicolas Barreau.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Mahnomen Public Library||BAR (Text)||33500013269584||New||Checked out||08/21/2020|
|Moorhead Public Library||BAR (Text)||33500013269576||New||Checked out||08/26/2020|
- ISBN: 9781950691524 (hardback)
- ISBN: 1950691527 (hardback)
- Physical Description: 242 pages ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, 2020.
- Copyright: ©2019.
"Julien Azouly, the famous French writer of beautiful romance novels, has stopped believing in love. When his beloved wife, Hélène, dies at the age of thirty-three, leaving him alone to raise their young son, Arthur, he is so devastated that he loses faith in the happier side of life - and along with that his ability to write. But Hélène was clever. Before her death, she made her husband promise to write her thirty-three letters, one for each year of her life. Six months after the funeral, Julien finds himself standing in the most famous cemetery in Paris, the painful first letter in his hand. Little does he know that something strange - and wonderful - is about to happen. An ode to love, Paris, and joie de vivre, Love Letters from Montmartre brings the reader down narrow streets, past the cozy red bistro on Rue Gabrielle, and all the way to Montmartre cemetery with its beautiful stone angels, where we will discover the truth we all hope to find: that love is real, that miracles can happen and that - most of all - it's never too late to rediscover your dreams. Empathetic and wise, this is the deeply profound yet very human story of a man who finds love just when he thinks all is lost."--Publisher description.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 May #1
Julien experiences paralytic grief after the death of his wife Hélène. Their four-year-old, Arthur, is the only thing that keeps him going. He is haunted by the promise he made to Hélène to write her 33 letters, one for each year of her life. He is, after all, a writer, a novelist with an understanding publisher, but deadlines still loom. He designed her gravestone to have a secret drawer to hold the letters; only he and the stonemason know it exists. Life goes on, and the process of writing the letters proves cathartic and positive. There are friends old and new, parenting issues, and then one day, the 22 letters in the drawer disappear, replaced by a stone heart. Is it Hélène reaching out? Is it a cruel joke? Or is it a tentative act of new love? Barreau (One Evening in Paris, 2014) has a practiced hand in portraying the sorrows and joys of love along with the magic of Paris in what will be an enjoyable tale for readers of gentle romance. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.
Nicolas Barreau has sold over four million copies of his books throughout Europe. Born in Paris in 1980, he studied Romance languages and history at Sorbonne University. He currently works in a bookstore on the Rive Gauche in Paris but is far from an inexperienced bookworm. He is the author of nine novels, including Paris Is Always a Good Idea, One Evening in Paris, and The Ingredients of Love. He lives in Paris, France.
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